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  • John Beasley Presents MONK'estra Vol. 1

    John Beasley #: MAC1113 RELEASED: 08/19/16 info

    Thelonious Monk is a Mount Rushmore figure in the creation of modern jazz. As the centennial of his birth rapidly approaches, Beasley—pianist, conductor and arranger—has grappled with the...Read More

  • Turn It Up

    Steve Cole #: ART7048 RELEASED: 07/15/16 info

    “I embarked on Turn It Up with the goal of making music with great musicians and great friends in great cities. This time around I wrote much of the music with Dave...Read More

  • Do Your Dance!

    Kenny Garrett #: MAC1098 RELEASED: 07/08/16 info

    More than any other artist in traditional jazz today, saxophonist/composer/arranger Kenny Garrett and his band are known to entice audiences to want to get up and groove. This recording is...Read More

  • Arclight - Vinyl LP

    Julian Lage #: MAC1107LP RELEASED: 06/10/16 info

    Arclight, Julian Lage’s Mack Avenue debut, marks his first recorded outing on electric guitar and in a trio format, backed by double bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen. Like that...Read More

  • Convergence

    Warren Wolf #: MAC1105 RELEASED: 06/10/16 info

    For a follow-up to his superb sophomore release Wolfgang, rising star vibraphonist/composer Warren Wolf finds himself alongside some of the biggest names in modern jazz for Convergence, his stellar third outing...Read More

  • Short Stories

    Dominick Farinacci #: MAC1112 RELEASED: 06/10/16 info

    A short glance at the artists he and producer Tommy LiPuma involved speaks for itself: Christian McBride, Steve Gadd, Larry Goldings, Jacob Collier, Jamey Haddad and Gil Goldstein, for starters.Read More

  • Arclight - Deluxe Signed LP & Shirt Bundle

    Julian Lage #: MAC1107TSLP promo RELEASED: 06/10/16 info

    Arclight, Julian Lage’s Mack Avenue debut, marks his first recorded outing on electric guitar and in a trio format, backed by double bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen. Like that...Read More

  • Cohearence

    Yellowjackets #: MAC1108 RELEASED: 04/22/16 info

    With its pockets of halcyon, buoyance, mystery, tumult and whimsy, Cohearence plays out as a multifaceted documentation of how far the once fusion band has come.While supplies last, Pre-Order purchasers will...Read More

  • BWB

    BWB #: ART7049 RELEASED: 04/22/16 info

    A “Triple Dare” worth taking: superstar trio BWB returns with their third album, an entirely original collection handcrafted by Norman Brown (guitar-vocals), Kirk Whalum (saxophone-flute-vocals) and Rick Braun (trumpet-flugelhorn-valve trombone-vocals) combining only...Read More

  • Full Circle

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7047 RELEASED: 03/25/16 info

    “This album is just a swinging, in-your-face traditional jazz album with simple tunes that are easy to sing along with and remember, but have a foundation in hardcore ‘real’ jazz.”Read More

  • Arclight - Deluxe Signed CD & Shirt Bundle

    Julian Lage #: MAC1107TSCD promo RELEASED: 03/11/16 info

    Arclight, Julian Lage’s Mack Avenue debut, marks his first recorded outing on electric guitar and in a trio format, backed by double bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen. Like that...Read More

  • Tocororo

    Alfredo Rodriguez #: MAC1109 RELEASED: 03/04/16 info

    Each recording by Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez tells a story. in Tocororo—his new album for Mack Avenue Records—Rodríguez’s story is represented by the...Read More

  • Arclight

    Julian Lage #: MAC1107 RELEASED: 03/11/16 info

    Arclight, Julian Lage’s Mack Avenue debut, marks his first recorded outing on electric guitar and in a trio format, backed by double bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen. Like that...Read More

  • New Direction

    Herlin Riley #: MAC1101 RELEASED: 02/12/16 info

    For all of the hard rhythmic driving intensity of New Direction, Riley is not one of those drummers who needs to blast away to captivate listeners and to remain engaged. In these...Read More

  • Mack Avenue Superband Limited Edition Tour Shirt

    Mack Avenue SuperBand #: MASBTS-01 RELEASED: 01/01/16 info

    99% Pre-shrunk Cotton  .Read More

  • Mack Avenue SuperBand - Live From The DJF - 2015

    Mack Avenue SuperBand #: MAC1106 RELEASED: 01/15/16 info

    Since its rollicking debut at the 2012 Detroit Jazz Festival, the Mack Avenue SuperBand has become a tradition at the annual event, a gathering of label superstars that the Motor City can look...Read More

  • Let's Get Lost

    Cyrille Aimée #: MAC1097 RELEASED: 01/22/16 info

    In her second Mack Avenue Records recording, the groove-spirited Let’s Get Lost, rising-star vocalist and bandleader Cyrille Aimée wonderfully displays her versatility as a sweet-sounding jazz songbird with a catchy...Read More

  • Christmas Goes Gospel Volume 2

    Various Artists #: REN5159 RELEASED: 11/06/15 info

    This 12-track collection of favorites and classics includes songs like “Little Drummer Boy,” “The First Noel,” “O Come All Ye Faithful” and stand-out Christmas selections from Andraé Crouch, CeCe Winans, Fred Hammond,...Read More

  • Free

    Jonathan Butler #: REN5156 RELEASED: 10/30/15 info

    Jonathan Butler has spent a lifetime writing and recording music that uplifts and encourages others, but as he penned songs for his latest album, Free he had no idea God would use...Read More

  • Live at the Village Vanguard

    Christian McBride #: MAC1099 RELEASED: 09/18/15 info

    2016 Grammy Winner for "Best Improvised Jazz Solo" on Cherokee - This record is the fruit of McBride’s long association with the Vanguard, where his first appearance as a leader for...Read More

  • Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2014

    Mack Avenue SuperBand #: MAC1096 RELEASED: 09/18/15 info

    Live From the Detroit Jazz Festival – 2014 documents the third incarnation of the Mack Avenue SuperBand, an all-star ensemble of bandleaders from the superb roster of the Motor City jazz label. Once again,...Read More

  • Looking Forward, Looking Back

    Symphonic Jazz Orchestra #: MAC1102 RELEASED: 09/18/15 info

    The Symphonic Jazz Orchestra (SJO) is comprised of Los Angeles’s finest studio musicians and jazz soloists. Over the years, such world-class soloists as Dave Grusin, Christian McBride, Raul Midón, Luciana...Read More

  • Children of the Light

    Danilo Pérez Pérez Patitucci Blade #: MAC1104 RELEASED: 09/18/15 info

    Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade have been three quarters of the extraordinary Wayne Shorter Quartet for more than a decade. Since, they’ve also continued their individual careers as...Read More

  • The Evolution of Gospel

    Various Artists #: REN5158 RELEASED: 09/04/15 info

    The Evolution of Gospel is acelebration of 12 of the brightest and most enduring Gospel songs and singers ever! The CD features a rich heritage of music from mega-artists who have enthralled and...Read More

  • For One To Love

    Cécile McLorin Salvant #: MAC1095 RELEASED: 09/04/15 info

    2016 Grammy Winner for "Best Jazz Vocal Album" - “I can look at many of these songs, and see that this is an event that really happened, or a feeling I...Read More

  • Space, Time, Continuum

    Aaron Diehl #: MAC1094 RELEASED: 06/16/15 info

    Widely acknowledged as a modern master in the aftermath of his acclaimed 2012 Mack Avenue debut, The Bespoke Man’s Narrative, 29-year-old pianist-composer Aaron Diehl ups the ante with the 2015 release Space, Time,...Read More

  • Duets

    Kevin Eubanks Stanley Jordan #: MAC1092 RELEASED: 03/22/15 info

    Multifaceted guitar heroes Kevin Eubanks and Stanley Jordan recording a Duets album: an idea that as soon as you hear it, you wonder why nobody, including you, thought of it until now...Read More

  • The Gospel According To Jazz: Chapter IV

    Kirk Whalum #: REN5152 RELEASED: 03/22/15 info

    Recorded live at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, NY, saxophonist Kirk Whalum elevates his award winning The Gospel According To Jazz series to a new level with a live-recorded double CD...Read More

  • Divine Voices: Pastors Of Praise

    Various Artists #: REN5155 RELEASED: 01/26/15 info

    Divine Voices: Pastors of Praise is a 12-track collection featuring Gospel hits by the leading pastors who performed them—including Donnie McClurkin, Bishop Paul Morton, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Israel Houghton, Hezekiah...Read More

  • Room

    Nels Cline Julian Lage #: MAC1091 RELEASED: 11/23/14 info

    With ROOM, Cline returns to Mack Avenue, creating a world of melodic beauty but also hard sonic edges and technical brilliance in the company of Julian Lage.Read More

  • Beautiful Life

    Jimmy Greene #: MAC1093 RELEASED: 11/23/14 info

    Jimmy Greene’s new release, Beautiful Life on Mack Avenue Records, is a celebration of the life of his 6-year-old daughter, Ana Márquez-Greene, whose life was tragically taken, along with 19 other...Read More

  • It's Christmas on Mack Avenue

    Various Artists #: MAC1090 RELEASED: 10/27/14 info

    Mack Avenue Records has assembled a stellar family of artists over the last 15 years, and what better time is there to gather the family together than the holidays? It’s Christmas on...Read More

  • Christmas Goes Gospel

    Various Artists #: REN5154 RELEASED: 10/13/14 info

    A new collection of Christmas classics undergoes a Gospel transformation to complete Rendezvous Music’s festive yet spiritual album, Christmas Goes Gospel: ‘Tis the Season. The soulful record will be available in...Read More

  • Don't Hesitate

    Raul Midón #: ART7045 RELEASED: 09/29/14 info

    Raul Midón’s pointedly titled new album Don’t Hesitate demonstrates why—a dozen years and eight albums into a recording career that’s won him massive critical acclaim and...Read More

  • UP

    Stanley Clarke #: MAC1083 RELEASED: 09/29/14 info

    Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke considers his upcoming Mack Avenue Records release, The Stanley Clarke Band’s UP, to be the most energetic, rhythmic and upbeat album that he has ever done&mdash...Read More

  • Live At The Belasco - Rahsaan Patterson

    Rahsaan Patterson #: ART7034DVD RELEASED: 09/15/14 info

    Rahsaan Patterson displays his prodigious talent on this top-notch, state-of-the-art performance video shot live in downtown Los Angeles at the famed antiquarian yet vibey Belasco Theater. Joined by his friends Lalah Hathaway...Read More

  • Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival 2013

    Mack Avenue SuperBand #: MAC1086 RELEASED: 09/01/14 info

    It’s the second configuration of the group, which debuted at the 2012 Detroit Jazz Festival, mixing veteran stars with mid-career leaders and up-and-comers. The resulting album, Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival – 2012,...Read More

  • It's A Good Day

    Cyrille Aimée #: MAC1087 RELEASED: 08/17/14 info

    Aimée’s musical outlook is reflected in an emphasis on the guitar, an instrument with an indigenous form in nearly every culture of the world—and it was the sound...Read More

  • When We Find Ourselves Alone

    Rodney Whitaker #: MAC1088 RELEASED: 08/17/14 info

    When We Find Ourselves Alone is Rodney Whitaker’s 8th recording as a leader, showing that the 46-year-old son of Detroit hasn’t neglected to carve out time for creative development since...Read More

  • Come Back To Me Love

    Freda Payne #: ART7044 RELEASED: 07/21/14 info

    Come Back to Me Love—on which every instrumental solo sounds like it was played by someone who had a crush on her at one time or another—Ms. Freda...Read More

  • im•pro•vise never before seen

    Sean Jones #: MAC1080 RELEASED: 07/20/14 info

    Celebrating his 10th anniversary with Mack Avenue Records, internationally acclaimed composer/trumpeter Sean Jones views his 7th album, im•pro•vise (never before seen), as “a reintroduction of who I am.”Read More

  • Can You Feel It

    Rick Braun #: ART7043 RELEASED: 07/06/14 info

    You can feel his genuine sense of gratitude as much as you can feel the joy he pours into his music and the fun he has creating it. On Can You Feel...Read More

  • Living My Dream

    Jonathan Butler #: ART7041 RELEASED: 06/22/14 info

    When he sings, he testifies to the glory and healing power of love. When he plays guitar, his fast fingers innately find notes of passion and divinity. Jonathan Butler’s recording career...Read More

  • Gospel Praise Duets: Many Voices, One Message

    Various Artists #: REN5151 RELEASED: 05/25/14 info

    Gospel Praise Duets: Many Voices, One Message features the harmonizing pairings of Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago, J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, Tye Tribbett & G.A., Kirk Whalum and Jonathan Butler, David and...Read More

  • Macroscope

    Nels Cline #: MAC1085 RELEASED: 04/27/14 info

    MACROSCOPE, the fifth album and Mack Avenue debut by his adventurous trio The Nels Cline Singers, provides a measure of the long-running group’s staggering range.Read More

  • Evolve

    Jackiem Joyner #: ART7042 RELEASED: 04/27/14 info

    Rather than fitting in with the traditional, I’m bringing the audience along with songs that unfold over different and interesting soundscapes even as I move towards a live organic sound. Read More

  • The Invasion Parade

    Alfredo Rodriguez #: MAC1079 RELEASED: 03/03/14 info

    On The Invasion Parade, the follow-up to his stunning debut on Mack Avenue, Sounds of Space, Rodríguez explores his memories of Cuba, the people and the culture he left behind&mdash...Read More

  • Panama 500

    Danilo Pérez #: MAC1075 RELEASED: 02/03/14 info

    Panama 500 is Pérez’ most ambitious project to date, the furthest evolution yet of what the pianist/composer calls “three-dimensional music.”Read More

  • Where Or When

    Emanuele Cisi #: MXJ409 RELEASED: 11/19/13 info

    The highly talented saxophonist Emanuele Cisi has been a fixture on the European jazz scene for over thirty years. Though born and raised in Torino, Italy, he has a special connection to...Read More

  • Essential Elements

    Ben Paterson #: MXJ223 RELEASED: 10/29/13 info

    On Essential Elements, Ben Paterson presents a fresh take on a number of standards as well as some compelling original compositions in a standard trio format. Joining Paterson are bassist Joshua Ramos...Read More

  • Don’t Be That Way

    Dave Bennett #: MAC1071 RELEASED: 10/14/13 info

    In the early days of jazz, the clarinet joined with trumpet and trombone to create the music’s signature sound and it ruled the roost in the swing era, when jazz was...Read More

  • Merry Christmas To You

    Jonathan Butler #: ART7040 RELEASED: 09/29/13 info

    “The First Noel,” “Sleigh Ride” and “Little Drummer Boy” are just a few of the classic tunes that make up Jonathan Butler’s first holiday recording. Yes—it’s his first...Read More

  • Number Ones

    Richard Elliot #: ART7038 RELEASED: 09/16/13 info

    One of the most played smooth jazz artists ever!? His only collection of #1 radio tunes - BONUS: includes two live tracks!Read More

  • Pushing The World Away

    Kenny Garrett #: MAC1078 RELEASED: 09/16/13 info

    For his third Mack Avenue Records release, Pushing the World Away, alto/soprano saxophonist, composer/bandleader Kenny Garrett literally had to “push away” a steady flow of distractions to get...Read More

  • Pulse

    Steve Cole #: ART7039 RELEASED: 09/16/13 info

    In the 15 years since the release of his debut record, saxophonist Steve Cole has traveled full-circle creatively and arrived back home on Pulse, the 10-song set mixing R&B, contemporary jazz, gospel,...Read More

  • Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2012

    Mack Avenue SuperBand #: MAC1076 RELEASED: 09/02/13 info

    Mack Avenue Records is proud to present the scintillating debut release by the Mack Avenue SuperBand, an all-star ensemble comprising many of the label’s most acclaimed artists. Live From The Detroit...Read More

  • Wolfgang

    Warren Wolf #: MAC1077 RELEASED: 08/19/13 info

    Wolfgang features two different three-man rhythm sections (pianist Benny Green, bassist Christian McBride and drummer Lewis Nash; and pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Kris Funn and drummer Billy Williams, Jr.), as well as...Read More

  • Guided Tour

    Gary Burton #: MAC1074 RELEASED: 08/19/13 info

    A popular phrase in years past was “Life Begins at 60,” but Gary Burton—as he has done so often throughout his career—is rewriting the book on retirement.Read More

  • Out Here

    Christian McBride #: MAC1069 RELEASED: 08/05/13 info

    With Out Here, premier bassist Christian McBride’s fifth recording on Mack Avenue Records, McBride introduces his latest working group: a trio, fully embracing at age 41 his role as standard-bearer and mentor.Read More

  • The Absolute Greatest Hits

    Wayman Tisdale #: ART7037 RELEASED: 08/05/13 info

    When his basketball career came to a close, the late Wayman Tisdale turned back to his "first love," music. He recorded nine albums as a bassist, four of which hit #1 on the...Read More

  • A Rise In The Road

    Yellowjackets #: MAC1073 RELEASED: 06/24/13 info

    A Rise In The Road, the Yellowjackets’ second Mack Avenue Records offering, is indeed an appropriate title for a time-honored jazz ensemble that has never been fearful of facing newer musical horizons,...Read More

  • Golden Slumbers: A Father's Lullaby

    #: ART7035 RELEASED: 05/27/13 info

    This is a real sleeper of an album, literally. Smooth-jazz musicians—including Peter White, Dave Koz, Norman Brown, David Benoit, and others—play music here to put babies to sleep....Read More

  • WomanChild

    Cécile McLorin Salvant #: MAC1072 RELEASED: 05/27/13 info

    “She has poise, elegance, soul, humor, sensuality, power, virtuosity, range, insight, intelligence, depth and grace,” Wynton Marsalis asserts. “I’ve never heard a singer of her generation who has such a command...Read More

  • People Music

    Christian McBride #: MAC1070 RELEASED: 05/13/13 info

    Any time that McBride steps into the studio or onto a stage he plays what could be called “people music,” but it’s a particularly apt title for the second release by...Read More

  • From Here I See

    Ben Wolfe #: MXJ608 RELEASED: 04/02/13 info

    Ben Wolfe’s recording, From Here I See, is a continuation of his belief in the primacy of melody over all other aspects of music. The recording features all original compositions presented...Read More

  • The Bespoke Man's Narrative

    Aaron Diehl #: MAC1066 RELEASED: 03/18/13 info

    In fashion circles, the adjective “bespoke” denotes custom-made suits and shirts and signifies the person who designs and constructs them. On The Bespoke Man’s Narrative, his brilliant Mack Avenue Records debut,...Read More

  • The Messenger

    Kevin Eubanks #: MAC1065 RELEASED: 02/18/13 info

    With his second Mack Avenue Records release, The Messenger, acclaimed guitarist Kevin Eubanks continues to explore his own unique musical vision. This vision offers the listener an opportunity to share a musical...Read More

  • The Best Thing For You

    John Proulx #: MXJ508 RELEASED: 10/23/12 info

    John Proulx (pronounced "Proo"), a Grammy Award-winning composer, presents a fresh take on a number of standards as well as six compelling, original compositions. The selections and arrangements offer a wide variety...Read More

  • Church Boy

    Jackiem Joyner #: ART7033 RELEASED: 10/22/12 info

    Reaching back to his roots and reigniting his faith, Joyner brings together his beloved jazz and his foundational gospel music.Read More

  • Angelic Warrior

    Tia Fuller #: MAC1068 RELEASED: 09/24/12 info

    Tia Fuller’s third release on Mack Avenue Records, Angelic Warrior, marks her deep-rooted evolution as an instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. After five years in Beyoncé’s band, the pop diva’s...Read More

  • Grace And Mercy

    Jonathan Butler #: REN5149 RELEASED: 09/24/12 info

    A South African native whose expansive musical gift has earned accolades in the R&B, contemporary jazz and gospel fields, Butler’s new release Grace and Mercy is filled with the soulful...Read More

  • Travelin' Light

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ507 RELEASED: 08/21/12 info

    Dena DeRose’s new solo recording, Travelin’ Light features her in the intimate venue, The Chromatic Attic in Antwerp, Belgium. For this recording, DeRose digs deep into the Great American Songbook unearthing...Read More

  • Junction

    Hot Club Of Detroit #: MAC1067 RELEASED: 08/13/12 info

    Following up It's About That Time, Nighttown and the eponymous 2006 debut—Hot Club of Detroit expands its sonic and compositional horizons with Junction. Retaining its original lineup of reeds, two guitars,...Read More

  • Bromberg Plays Hendrix

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7030 RELEASED: 07/16/12 info

    The collection rocks hard as Bromberg innovatively crafted smoldering versions of Hendrix’s hallmark hits including “Fire,” “Manic Depression,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Foxey Lady” and “Purple Haze.” ...Read More

  • In The Spirit Of Jobim

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7031 RELEASED: 07/16/12 info

    In The Spirit of Jobim is comprised of five classics made famous by Brazilian legend Antonio Carlos Jobim—“One Note Samba,” “Wave,” “Tristeifinado” (“Triste” and “Desafinado”), “Corcovado” and “The Girl From...Read More

  • I Can Make That Happen

    Johnnie Bassett #: SLY3012 RELEASED: 06/18/12 info

    Guitarist Johnnie Bassett is a special bluesman, possessing a certain inspired individuality and skill set rarely found these days. For all his talent, Bassett has made just a handful of feature albums....Read More

  • Compared To That

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7028 RELEASED: 06/04/12 info

    For his 20th solo collection of kinetic and combustible jazz of various forms, Bromberg produced, composed eight new songs, and herded a ten-piece horn section, a full orchestra string section and a...Read More

  • Seeds From The Underground

    Kenny Garrett #: MAC1063 RELEASED: 04/09/12 info

    The album highlights Garrett's overall approach to music: wide-ranging, receiving ideas from all musical sources and genres. Garrett states, "I love the challenge of trying to stay open...about music and about...Read More

  • Sounds Of Space

    Alfredo Rodriguez #: MAC1064 RELEASED: 03/26/12 info

    Sounds Of Space, the title of Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez’ debut recording, evokes images of science fiction. In truth, it’s about a far more personal adventure. “It’s...Read More

  • Romance Language

    Kirk Whalum #: REN5148 RELEASED: 02/13/12 info

    Most artists would be daunted at the thought of remaking a classic work of art made by legends, but not Grammy® winner Kirk Whalum. The multidimensional saxophonist adeptly steps into the role...Read More

  • The Wayman Tisdale Story - DVD

    Wayman Tisdale #: REN5147-9 RELEASED: 11/21/11 info

    “The Wayman Tisdale Story is a must-see film for all audiences.” ~ Los Angeles Times The film includes interviews with Wayman and his family, Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, Toby Keith, Marcus Miller, Dave...Read More

  • Conversations With Christian

    Christian McBride #: MAC1050 RELEASED: 11/07/11 info

    McBride first considered a proposal to do a duet project during the latter ‘90s. “At the time,” he recalls, “I didn’t feel I was ready, or that it was the project...Read More

  • In The Zone

    Richard Elliot #: ART7026 RELEASED: 10/10/11 info

    The reigning merchant of Soul Jazz, Richard Elliot invites loyal fans and newcomers alike to celebrate 25 years since the release of his debut album Trolltown. Where’s the party? Where else&mdash...Read More

  • The Good Feeling

    Christian McBride #: MAC1053 RELEASED: 09/26/11 info

    In a stellar career that continues to showcase his remarkable talents as a consummate musician, bassist Christian McBride reaches another milestone with the release of The Good Feeling, his first big band...Read More

  • Friends

    Stanley Jordan #: MAC1062 RELEASED: 09/26/11 info

    In a career that took flight in 1985 with immediate commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a chameleonic musical persona of openness, imagination, versatility, respect and maverick daring....Read More

  • Songs From The Chateau

    Kyle Eastwood #: REN5146 RELEASED: 08/29/11 info

    Songs From The Chateau is Eastwood’s fourth US effort on Rendezvous Music (licensed from Candid Records—one of the leading independent jazz labels in the UK). With this new album...Read More

  • Warren Wolf

    Warren Wolf #: MAC1059 RELEASED: 08/15/11 info

    It’s no exaggeration to state that the release of Warren Wolf, the eponymous debut album for Mack Avenue Records by Warren Wolf, will make it as apparent to jazz fans as...Read More

  • Rick Braun Sings With Strings

    Rick Braun #: ART7025 RELEASED: 08/01/11 info

    Rick Braun’s been playing trumpet since he was a kid. No news there for the legions of fans his richly melodic playing style has attracted since the release of his first...Read More

  • Bleuphoria

    Rahsaan Patterson #: ART7023 RELEASED: 07/18/11 info

    With Bleuphoria, coming almost four years after 2007’s cult favorite Wines & Spirits and three years after his acclaimed 2008 Christmas album The Ultimate Gift (played year-round by the devoted), fans are getting synthesis...Read More

  • A New Kiss

    David Budway #: MXJ222 RELEASED: 06/28/11 info

    David Budway’s impressive release, A New Kiss, features a mix of jazz standards and originals with elements of classical music, Arabic improvisation and popular song. Budway is joined by a...Read More

  • Legacy

    Gerald Wilson #: MAC1056 RELEASED: 06/20/11 info

    Gerald Wilson, jazz’s reigning composer/orchestrator pays homage to his adopted hometown, Chicago on his fifth Mack Avenue Records release, Legacy. Composers Igor Stravinsky and Giacomo Puccini also receive Wilson’s...Read More

  • Hi-Fly

    Sachal Vasandani #: MAC1060 RELEASED: 06/20/11 info

    Vasandani’s third Mack Avenue release, Hi-Fly, confirms the high praise showered on its two predecessors and proves the singer is one of the freshest, most versatile artists to emerge onto the...Read More

  • Common Ground

    Gary Burton #: MAC1061 RELEASED: 06/06/11 info

    On Gary Burton’s debut release on Mack Avenue Records Common Ground,, the Grammy®-winning pioneer of the four-mallet technique of playing the vibes is not only delivering his first studio album...Read More

  • No Need For Words

    Sean Jones #: MAC1057 RELEASED: 05/23/11 info

    The title of Jones’ sixth CD, No Need For Words, sums up his overall approach. This is music that cuts straight to the emotional heart, whether dealing with passion, sensuality, parental nurturing,...Read More

  • This Side Of Strayhorn

    Terrell Stafford #: MXJ408 RELEASED: 03/29/11 info

    Billy Strayhorn is widely considered to be one of the greatest composers of our time, and his three-decade-long collaboration with Duke Ellington furnished the American songbook with a number of timeless classics....Read More

  • Timeline

    Yellowjackets #: MAC1058 RELEASED: 03/14/11 info

    Nearly two generations of fans have enjoyed the lasting influence and jazz tradition of Yellowjackets – 30 years of continuous service to America’s native art form have made them unique in a business...Read More

  • Moonlight

    Steve Cole #: ART7021 RELEASED: 01/31/11 info

    Saxophonist Steve Cole is one of the most celebrated players in contemporary jazz, having sold hundreds of thousands of albums worldwide and scored four #1 R&R Smooth Jazz hits. With five CDs...Read More

  • Zen Food

    Kevin Eubanks #: MAC1054 RELEASED: 11/21/10 info

    For nearly two decades, the world at large knew precisely where to find the acclaimed guitarist Kevin Eubanks. For five nights a week, Eubanks was cranking up the band and issuing steamy...Read More

  • Triple Play

    Russell Malone #: MXJ607 RELEASED: 11/02/10 info

    Russell Malone has been a significant figure in the jazz world for more than two decades. On Triple Play, he once again cements his reputation as a pre-eminent jazz guitarist, composer...Read More

  • THE FONK RECORD featuring Tiz & the Fonkie Planetarians

    Wayman Tisdale #: REN5144 RELEASED: 10/25/10 info

    Are you ready to fonk? After a stellar career that produced eight top-selling jazz CDs and one gospel project, prepare yourself for a different side of Wayman Tisdale—one that was 12...Read More

  • Everything Is Everything: The Music Of Donny Hathaway

    Kirk Whalum #: REN5145 RELEASED: 08/30/10 info

    The breadth and depth of Kirk Whalum’s Everything Is Everything: The Music Of Donny Hathaway on Rendezvous Music/Mack Avenue Records reflects everything he has been and is as an artist,...Read More

  • Providencia

    Danilo Pérez #: MAC1052 RELEASED: 08/30/10 info

    “This record is based on the idea that whatever we do has an impact in the universe,” Pérez says. “The word ‘providence,’ for me, means standing up for the future of...Read More

  • Jackiem Joyner

    Jackiem Joyner #: ART7022 RELEASED: 08/02/10 info

    Jackiem Joyner is ready for his Hollywood close-up. It’s already been a big year for the multidimensional sax player both professionally and personally. Dramatic events offstage have inspired his work in...Read More

  • So Strong

    Jonathan Butler #: REN5143 RELEASED: 05/10/10 info

    An album bursting with hope, joy, romance and inspiration, including eleven songs penned or co-penned by Jonathan himself.Read More

  • It's About That Time

    Hot Club Of Detroit #: MAC1051 RELEASED: 04/26/10 info

    The blistering fretwork on the opening track of the group’s third CD, It’s About That Time, pays explicit homage to one of their six-string heroes – just not the one you...Read More

  • The Gospel According To Jazz Chapter III

    Kirk Whalum #: REN5142 RELEASED: 03/15/10 info

    The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter III, in all its breath and breadth, plaintive wailing saxophones, deep and rich harmonies, sensual romance, delightful humor, artful space, and awesome beauty tells Kirk Whalum's...Read More

  • Decisive Steps

    Tia Fuller #: MAC1043 RELEASED: 03/15/10 info

    Swing is the musical manifestation of forward motion. To achieve one’s goals, one must take giant steps. Today’s modern musicians at the change of the 21st century are moving miles...Read More

  • Kenny Rankin Bundle

    Kenny Rankin #: Kenny Rankin Bundle RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    Special Offer . We are offering your choice of titles for $9.98 each and, in a bundle, all 6 for $49!Read More

  • Mind Dusters

    Kenny Rankin #: SLY3005 RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    The highlight of the album is Rankin's own composition, the inviting "Peaceful," which foreshadows his later work. While the long-out-of-print album only shows glimpses of his full abilities, it has a quaint,...Read More

  • Family

    Kenny Rankin #: SLY3006 RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    Rankin's second release follows in the same musical direction as his debut. Again, there are fine covers of singer/songwriters of the late '60s, including reworkings of music from Gordon Lightfoot,...Read More

  • Like A Seed

    Kenny Rankin #: SLY3007 RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    His reworking of "Peaceful" brought the song, and ultimately Rankin, a wider audience. The album eschews some of the preciousness of previous efforts and has a more universal appeal. Songs like the...Read More

  • Silver Morning

    Kenny Rankin #: SLY3008 RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    Silver Morning ranks as one of the best and most representative albums of that time. Rankin does a fine job covering Gordon Lightfoot ("Pussywillows, Cat Tails"), but he really shines on his...Read More

  • Inside

    Kenny Rankin #: SLY3009 RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    Perhaps his best album, Inside represents the peak of all the different skills Rankin brings to his music. "She's a Lady," "Creepin'," "Up From the Skies," "Lost up in Loving You" and ...Read More

  • The Kenny Rankin Album

    Kenny Rankin #: SLY3010 RELEASED: 02/15/10 info

    Enlisting the arranging talents of Don Costa, Rankin created a classic lush, romantic album: "Here's That Rainy Day," "When Sunny Gets Blue," "On and On," "Groovin" and his moody, heartfelt "While My...Read More

  • New Strides

    Jeb Patton #: MXJ221 RELEASED: 11/17/09 info

    Pianist, composer and arranger Jeb Patton has been described as both a "young phenom" and an "absolute great," earning a well-regarded reputation in the international jazz community. On his MAXJAZZ piano series...Read More

  • Currents

    Manuel Valera #: MXJ220 RELEASED: 10/06/09 info

    Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Manuel Valera is at the forefront of contemporary modern jazz. He represents the next generation of great performers and composers. On Currents, his sound is fresh, inviting...Read More

  • Detroit

    Gerald Wilson #: MAC1049 RELEASED: 09/28/09 info

    Greatest living jazz orchestral composer releases Detroit, a six-part suite commissioned by the Detroit International Jazz Festival, and Wilson’s fourth release on Mack Avenue Records.Read More

  • We Move

    Sachal Vasandani #: MAC1046 RELEASED: 09/14/09 info

    After two years of touring and with a renewed confidence in composing and arranging, Sachal Vasandani decided it was time to begin We Move. "On the road, I would gather my ideas...Read More

  • It Is What It Is

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7019 RELEASED: 08/24/09 info

    On his fourth project for the Mack Avenue label imprint Artistry Music, Brian unleashes another wide palette of styles letting the chips fall where they may. It’s a decidedly funky 13-track...Read More

  • Swinging, Singing, Playing

    The Count Basie Orchestra #: MAC1048 RELEASED: 08/24/09 info

    Even while the Count Basie Orchestra was in the studio finishing work on its Tony Bennett album, A Swinging Christmas, the ensemble’s new album was already taking shape: a salute to...Read More

  • Baker's Dozen

    John Proulx #: MXJ506 RELEASED: 07/28/09 info

    Baker’s Dozen presents a fresh take on twelve standards popularized by the late trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker, plus an original that reflects Baker’s style. Surrounding John Proulx are some...Read More

  • All It Takes

    Rick Braun #: ART7020 RELEASED: 07/27/09 info

    Nobody on today’s contemporary urban jazz scene knows more about the power of perfect, timely partnerships—or what it takes to keep the #1 hits coming—than Rick Braun.Read More

  • The Gentleman Is Back

    Johnnie Bassett #: SLY3003 RELEASED: 06/29/09 info

    “Hey fellas, I got a message for ya. Listen up...”That's the first thing Johnnie Bassett has to say on The Gentleman Is Back, the legendary Detroit guitarist and singer's new album ...Read More

  • Kind Of Brown

    Christian McBride #: MAC1047 RELEASED: 06/15/09 info

    Produced by McBride, Kind Of Brown is a collection of hard swing-to-bluesy groove tunes that the leader says he put together to give the members of his new ensemble “something to sink...Read More

  • Until It's Time

    Jack Wilkins #: MXJ606 RELEASED: 06/15/09 info

    Guitarist Jack Wilkins has been a part of the music scene for many years, recording and touring since the early 1970’s. On his release Until It’s Time, Wilkins’ distinct sound and...Read More

  • Metropolitain

    Kyle Eastwood #: REN5141 RELEASED: 05/31/09 info

    Co-produced by Erin Davis (son of Miles) and Kyle’s long term writing partner Michael Stevens, the new album is set to capture the attention of the jazz world with its forward...Read More

  • Rock Steady

    Richard Elliot #: ART7018 RELEASED: 05/17/09 info

    Where do you go from #1? If you’re veteran saxophonist Richard Elliot, long known as the “James Brown of Contemporary Jazz” for the intense soul inspirations of his recordings, a relentless tour...Read More

  • Work To Do

    #: MAC 1045 RELEASED: 05/04/09 info

    Along with Carl Allen and Rodney Whitaker, Work To Do features a stellar cast of musicians: Vincent Chandler – trombone; George Colligan – piano and Fender Rhodes; Vincent Herring – alto and soprano saxophone; Rodney...Read More

  • Lil' Man Soul

    Jackiem Joyner #: ART7017 RELEASED: 04/20/09 info

    Back when Jackiem Joyner was gigging on tour with Marcus Johnson and Bobby Lyle from 2001-2004, the two contemporary jazz keyboard greats came up with the perfect nickname for the rising saxman...Read More

  • The Search Within

    Sean Jones #: MAC1044 RELEASED: 03/23/09 info

    During the course of Sean Jones’ burgeoning career beginning with his Mack Avenue Records debut in 2004, Eternal Journey, the trumpeter/bandleader has embarked on a series of quests, passionately plumbing the depths...Read More

  • The Ultimate Gift

    Rahsaan Patterson #: ART7016 RELEASED: 10/25/08 info

    Critically acclaimed singer and songwriter Rahsaan Patterson hails the holiday season with his first-ever Christmas CD, titled The Ultimate Gift. Putting aside notions of snowfalls and sleigh bells, Santa Claus and solemn...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume Two

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ505 RELEASED: 10/21/08 info

    Dena DeRose has it all: she’s a dynamic jazz pianist, a compelling singer, and an innovative composer and arranger. On her release Live at Jazz Standard Volume 2, she performs both...Read More

  • Sketches of MD: Live At The Iridium

    Kenny Garrett #: MAC1042 RELEASED: 09/22/08 info

    Garrett, like all of the other great musicians and artists that came before him, just keeps moving forward in still another of his many creative directions. "I'm always trying to challenge myself....Read More

  • The LA Chillharmonic

    LA Chillharmonic #: ART7014 RELEASED: 08/25/08 info

    This all-star collaboration creates a quintessential L.A. vibe, meticulously crafted songs, and an uncompromising 9-piece horn section stacked with the best and brightest players around. Read More

  • November

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ407 RELEASED: 07/15/08 info

    Jeremy Pelt wrote and arranged all of the compositions on this acoustic, straight-ahead release. November features Pelt’s working quintet including tenor saxophonist JD Allen, pianist Danny Grissett, bassist Dwayne Burno...Read More

  • Night Town

    Hot Club Of Detroit #: MAC1041 RELEASED: 07/13/08 info

    More than seven decades after the innovations of the Quintette du Hot Club de France, featuring guitar virtuoso Django Reinhardt, combos called Hot Clubs carry on the gypsy jazz sound around the...Read More

  • Don't Take Your Time

    Erin Bode #: MXJ118 RELEASED: 06/09/08 info

    The CD is reflective of her broad range of musical tastes – three jazz standards, songs by Cy Coleman and Irving Berlin, an American traditional, a tune from Lennon & McCartney, one from Bob...Read More

  • Rebound

    Wayman Tisdale #: REN5139 RELEASED: 06/02/08 info

    Sometimes a word can mean one thing your entire life, and then circumstances alter to provide a totally different interpretation. Rebound takes the listener on a journey with gratitude as the ultimate...Read More

  • No Strangers Here

    Ben Wolfe #: MXJ605 RELEASED: 05/20/08 info

    Bassist Ben Wolfe wrote, arranged, and orchestrated all of the songs for this exceptional release. No Strangers Here features some outstanding musicians including a core band featuring Marcus Strickland, tenor and soprano...Read More

  • State Of Nature

    Stanley Jordan #: MAC1040 RELEASED: 04/21/08 info

    Celebrated guitar virtuoso and now four time Grammy® nominee Stanley Jordan has consistently shown himself to be a musical visionary. This innovation was apparent the moment he electrified listeners with 1985's gold...Read More

  • Live At Jazzbaltica

    Trio Da Paz & Joe Locke #: MXJ701 RELEASED: 03/25/08 info

    Joe Locke is regarded by many to be the most gifted vibraphonist of his generation. The recording was produced by all four musicians and features five original compositions and three standards. Trio...Read More

  • Shayari

    Ron Blake #: MAC1036 RELEASED: 01/28/08 info

    Shayari is Ron Blake’s most comprehensive and compelling work to date. It is a recording that unveils all of the musical inventions and dimensions of this evolving artist who has inherited...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume One

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ504 RELEASED: 10/23/07 info

    Dena DeRose has it all: she’s a dynamic jazz pianist, a compelling singer, and an innovative composer and arranger. On her release Live at Jazz Standard Volume One, she performs both...Read More

  • Live In South Africa

    Jonathan Butler #: REN5135 RELEASED: 05/17/05 info

    Jonathan is a product of the stage. From his early days as an entertainer in South Africa to his numerous world tours to support his records, one thing is for certain; Jonathan...Read More

  • Wines & Spirits

    Rahsaan Patterson #: ART7013 RELEASED: 09/26/07 info

    Wines & Spirits showcases the evolution of an artist who crosses borders without fear. Nearly three years in the making, Wines & Spirits confirms why Rahsaan Patterson has influenced everyone from Van Hunt to...Read More

  • Shock Value

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ406 RELEASED: 09/25/07 info

    Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt takes another big step forward on his new recording, Shock Value, which features his electric band WiRED. The five-time recipient of DownBeat’s Critics Poll as the top rising...Read More

  • Monterey Moods

    Gerald Wilson #: MAC1039 RELEASED: 09/24/07 info

    For the 20th annual festival in 1977, founder Jimmy Lyons asked Wilson to compose an extended work, “Happy Birthday Monterey.” Gerald followed that with “Theme For Monterey” for the 1997 festival (which was nominated...Read More

  • Above The Clouds

    Brian Simpson #: REN5133 RELEASED: 08/27/07 info

    Keyboardist Brian Simpson was one of the breakout stars of contemporary Jazz in 2006. His single Its All Good, was a runaway hit, spending 5 weeks at #1 on the Smooth Jazz Chart and remaining...Read More

  • Roundtrip

    Kirk Whalum #: REN5132 RELEASED: 08/27/07 info

    Legendary saxophonist Kirk Whalum's studio album, Roundtrip, is a journey through the past, present, and the future of his music. Featuring new jazz compositions, fresh re-imaginings of his career defining hits, and...Read More

  • Lavish

    Soul Ballet #: ARZ10018 RELEASED: 08/25/07 info

    Soul Ballet is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist/producer/composer Rick Kelly. A chilled out, funky blast of sonically brilliant, magnificently performed nujazz originals. Lavish is the title and lush is the keyword...Read More

  • RnR

    Richard Elliot Rick Braun RnR #: ARZ10016 RELEASED: 08/13/07 info

    The collaboration between two giant, complementary yet separate forces can produce previously unimagined greatness. Both parties contribute uniquely and often bring something special out of each other. They are coaxed outside of...Read More

  • Kaleidoscope

    Sean Jones #: MAC1037 RELEASED: 08/13/07 info

    Trumpeter Sean Jones embodies the 21st century jazz musician, an experimental, supremely talented type whose vision and sensibility encourages inclusion rather than separation. “Jazz embraces everything,” Jones says.Read More

  • Smooth Ones

    #: REN5130 RELEASED: 06/10/07 info

    Those seeking a rather groove-filled but otherwise generic compilation of modern-day smooth jazz from the Rendezvous Music label will find this one more than satisfactory. It features cuts from artists such as...Read More

  • Get Ready

    #: MAC1034 RELEASED: 05/07/07 info

    Drummer Carl Allen and bassist Rodney Whitaker make a solid team co-leading this studio date that blends enticing originals with imaginative treatments of two Motown hits. With pianist Cyrus Chestnut, alto saxophonist...Read More

  • Baby Soul

    Jackiem Joyner #: ARZ10015 RELEASED: 04/16/07 info

    In 2007 Jackiem released his debut album "BabySoul". Joyner was named Debut Artist of the Year by Smooth Jazz News for this album. The first single "Stay With Me tonight" featured guitarist Peter...Read More

  • Eyes Wide Open

    Sachal Vasandani #: MAC1035 RELEASED: 04/02/07 info

    Sachal Vasandani's Mack Avenue debut release, Eyes Wide Open, showcases this uniquely gifted vocalist and songwriter. The New York Times tags him 'debonair" and critics describe the Thelonious Monk Institute Competition semi-finalist...Read More

  • Avant Gershwin

    Patti Austin #: REN5123 RELEASED: 03/25/07 info

    Patti Austin crosses all musical genres, has made 17 solo albums, and has performed her award-nominated hit songs on the GRAMMYS® and the Oscars.Read More

  • Taking Chances

    Terrell Stafford #: MXJ405 RELEASED: 03/13/07 info

    Trumpeter and composer Terell Stafford is one of the most gifted and versatile musicians of his generation. Stafford combines lyricism and his love of melody with a spirited, adventurous edge. Taking Chances...Read More

  • Downright Upright

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7012 RELEASED: 02/19/07 info

    On Downright Upright, acclaimed bassist BRIAN BROMBERG leads an All-Star line-up to create an irresistible musical tour de force.Generating retro grooves, sexy rhythms, and catchy hooks on every track – this mix...Read More

  • Healing Space

    Tia Fuller #: MAC1033 RELEASED: 02/19/07 info

    Fuller and drummer Kim Thompson are also members of R&B superstar Beyoncé’s all-female touring band, and are featured in Beyoncé’s video, “Irreplaceable.” An uplifting spirit ignites Healing Space from...Read More

  • When You're There

    Frank LoCrasto #: MXJ218 RELEASED: 11/21/06 info

    This is Frank LoCrasto and his debut release When You’re There. LoCrasto, a gifted pianist, composer and arranger, wrote all of the songs for this exceptional release. When You’re There...Read More

  • Forever For Always For Luther Vol. 2

    #: REN5122 RELEASED: 11/19/06 info

    It is the highly anticipated sequel to the Grammy@ nominated tribute to the life and legacy of Luther Vandross. The album features a star-studded line up including Kirk Whalum, Patti Austin, Will...Read More

  • Softly

    Romero Lubambo #: MXJ603 RELEASED: 11/07/06 info

    On Softly, Romero Lubambo performs a variety of compositions including traditional Brazilian songs and American standards as well as original works. The unique aspect of this recording is that each song has...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume Two

    Russell Malone #: MXJ604 RELEASED: 10/10/06 info

    Recorded September 9-11, 2005 at Jazz Standard in New York, Live at Jazz Standard Volume 2 offers a dynamic set of music. There is nothing quite like an entrancing live recording that puts the...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard Volume One

    Russell Malone #: MXJ602 RELEASED: 10/10/06 info

    On Live at Jazz Standard Volume One, Russell Malone captivates from the opener and displays why he is one of the most in-demand guitarists today. Live at Jazz Standard Volume One...Read More

  • Now

    Kyle Eastwood #: REN5121 RELEASED: 10/04/06 info

    This recording ranges from the post-modern jazz modalities of the title track, to the flirtatious melodies of “Let’s Play” to the moody electronic groove of “September Nights.” The unifying characteristic of...Read More

  • A Song For You

    Michael Lington #: REN5119 RELEASED: 09/25/06 info

    Leaning strongly toward the pop side of jazz, with classical, Brazilian, Latin, and gospel shadings, Lington plays a distinctive contemporary saxophone.Read More

  • Every Time I Think Of You

    Alan Broadbent #: ART7011 RELEASED: 09/11/06 info

    Broadbent says the album "combines my playing and my writing, especially with the most expressive of instruments, the string orchestra," that he feels works like a collective fourth person on the disc. ...Read More

  • Roots

    Sean Jones #: MAC1031 RELEASED: 09/11/06 info

    With Roots, Sean Jones continues on his path of exploring distinct and varied grooves, moods, and themes. On his rendition of the Ellington tune "Come Sunday" as well as "Lift Every Voice,"...Read More

  • Live At The Kennedy Center Volume Two

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ219 RELEASED: 08/29/06 info

    Live at The Kennedy Center (Volume Two) features a sumptuous selection of songs from a trio that shifts seamlessly from hard-driving grooves to soft ballads, all with a distinct sound that has...Read More

  • Til Tomorrow

    Cassandre McKinley #: MXJ123 RELEASED: 08/29/06 info

    McKinley grew up outside of Boston and began training as a singer, dancer and actress at the age of 14. She began working with vocal coaches while attending The Boston Conservatory of Music,...Read More

  • Live At The Kennedy Center Volume One

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ217 RELEASED: 08/29/06 info

    Live at The Kennedy Center (Volume One) features a sumptuous selection of songs from a trio that shifts seamlessly from hard-driving grooves to soft ballads, all with a distinct sound that has...Read More

  • Sessions

    Rick Braun #: ARZ10012 RELEASED: 08/14/06 info

    This is recorded in mostly one take with little or no editing or overdubs as evidenced by the 'notes of character' here and there. The repertoire is drawn from Rick's greatest hits...Read More

  • Jazz Yule Love II

    #: MAC1029 RELEASED: 08/14/06 info

    Jazz Yule Love II - Timeless Holiday Classics - Featuring Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Sean Jones, Bud Shank Quartet, Oscar Castro Neves, Oscar Brown Jr., Hot Club of Detroit and more.Read More

  • Hugh "Peanuts" Whalum

    Peanuts Whalum #: REN5116 RELEASED: 08/07/06 info

    In the category of Talent Deserving Wider Recognition and Best Kept Musical Secret, Hugh “Peanuts” Whalum shines with unparalleled brightness.Read More

  • Hot Club Of Detroit

    Hot Club Of Detroit #: MAC1030 RELEASED: 08/05/06 info

    Through these newer songs, the Hot Club of Detroit proves their mastery of Reinhardt's music, since they can not only play his songs so well; they know how to translate it to...Read More

  • Moon And Sand

    John Proulx #: MXJ503 RELEASED: 08/01/06 info

    With a voice that has shades of a young Chet Baker and an “in the pocket” piano style, John Proulx is on his way. Moon And Sand is recorded with legendary musicians...Read More

  • Legends and Lions: Blues

    #: MAC1032 RELEASED: 07/31/06 info

    Mack Avenue proudly introduces BLUES: the third CD from the highly popular Legends & Lions series. As with its debut releases, the up-tempo SWINGIN’ and the sensual SWOONIN,’ BLUES pairs Mack Avenue’s...Read More

  • Way Up

    Wayman Tisdale #: REN5118 RELEASED: 06/26/06 info

    Way Up features guest artists, George Duke, Dave Koz, Eric Benet and Bob James. Get Down On It will be first single at Radio. Wayman will be on tour throughout the summer...Read More

  • Legends and Lions: Swingin'

    #: MAC1027 RELEASED: 06/05/06 info

    Four generations of jazz deliver a SWINGIN’ mix of vocals and instrumentals on this specially priced collection from Mack Avenue’s Legends & Lions series. Critically acclaimed newcomers line up next to veteran...Read More

  • Legends and Lions: Swoonin'

    #: MAC1028 RELEASED: 06/05/06 info

    “SWOONIN’” is a romantic assortment of ten unforgettable songs to serenade the heart. Beautifully performed by veteran all-stars and critically acclaimed newcomers, this mix of lovely ballads from Mack Avenue’s specially...Read More

  • Headboppin'

    Shilts #: ARZ10013 RELEASED: 05/28/06 info

    True to its name, HeadBoppin's ten tracks -- some featuring off-the-wall titles indicative of Shilts' cheeky personality -- will get you dancing, and if you're driving, at least your head will move...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard With Fred Hirsch

    Nancy King #: MXJ122 RELEASED: 05/09/06 info

    Very few improvisers in vocal jazz have mastered the musical vocabulary like Nancy King. The same can be said for the extremely accomplished pianist Fred Hersch. After many years of circling each...Read More

  • Here

    Eric Reed #: MXJ216 RELEASED: 05/09/06 info

    Over the last fifteen years, pianist Eric Reed has been a mainstay on the jazz scene. Having toured the world with his group and recorded as both a leader and sideman on...Read More

  • The Body And Soul Sessions

    Philippe Saisse #: REN5117 RELEASED: 04/17/06 info

    For over two decades, songwriter, arranger, producer, and keyboardist extraordinaire Philippe Saisse has maintained a thriving solo career while simultaneously collaborating on a prolific output of music.Read More

  • Wood II

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7008 RELEASED: 03/13/06 info

    The follow-up both to 2002's Wood and 2005's thematically opposite Metal, Wood II puts jazz bassist Brian Bromberg in an acoustic small-combo format supported by a drummer and pianist. Bromberg's full, rounded...Read More

  • All One

    Oscar Castro-Neves #: MAC1026 RELEASED: 03/12/06 info

    Famed jazz critic Leonard Feather wrote of Oscar, "The crystalline beauty of his arrangements is matched by the rare delicacy with which they are interpreted. Castro-Neves is incapable of creating a dull...Read More

  • Over And Over

    Erin Bode #: MXJ121 RELEASED: 01/31/06 info

    Since the release of her debut album, Bode and pianist/guitarist Adam Maness have been writing a wide range of music that supplements their interpretations of the Great American Songbook, making music...Read More

  • Rendezvous Lounge 2

    #: REN5114 RELEASED: 01/22/06 info

    This collection compiled by DJ Mark Gorbulew is a sexy, seductive follow-up to Rendezvous Lounge, which introduced the freshest and hippest grooves and atmospheres of European electronic music.Read More

  • Wildcrafted

    Geoffrey Keezer #: MXJ215 RELEASED: 10/25/05 info

    Geoffrey Keezer, regarded as one of the premiere pianists of his generation, is proud to announce the release of Wildcrafted, his first live CD. Wildcrafted, Keezer’s follow-up release to his critically...Read More

  • Yours Truly

    Rick Braun #: ARZ10011 RELEASED: 10/24/05 info

    Yours Truly, is Rick Braun's ARTizen debut and notable on many levels encompassing personal and professional satisfaction.Read More

  • The Babyface Songbook

    Kirk Whalum #: REN5112 RELEASED: 10/03/05 info

    Kirk Whalum, one of the greatest living saxophonists of our time, decorated with 7 Grammy nominations and world-wide acclaim, pays tribute to the amazing legacy of Kenny Edmonds, known to the world as...Read More

  • In My Time

    Gerald Wilson #: MAC1025 RELEASED: 09/26/05 info

    Six time Grammy nominee Gerald Wilson is truly one of jazz's greatest statesmen. With "In My Time" he has created another musical triumph in his esteemed legacy, and does so with undeniable...Read More

  • Paris Blue

    Kyle Eastwood #: REN5113 RELEASED: 09/19/05 info

    The son of a well-known jazz aficionado and part-time composer (who also occasionally acts in and directs movies), Kyle Eastwood deserves to be known for more than his famous parentage. Paris...Read More

  • Modern Times

    #: REN51111 RELEASED: 08/14/05 info

    Marc's career boasts many #1 hits on the R&R contemporary jazz charts, as well as topping the Billboard charts. In 1995, R&R elected him Best New Artist of The Year, which was...Read More

  • It's All Good

    Brian Simpson #: REN5110 RELEASED: 07/25/05 info

    Over the preceding 15 years, the veteran keyboardist Brian Simpson worked with some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz (Stanley Clarke, George Duke, Larry Carlton, Gerald Albright) and even did a tour...Read More

  • Bounce

    Tom Braxton #: REN5109 RELEASED: 07/25/05 info

    Produced by Wayman Tisdale, BOUNCE is Smooth Urban at its best.Read More

  • Identity

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ404 RELEASED: 07/19/05 info

    Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt has something to say, and does so in Identity with ten original compositions which define his musical direction and reinforce his capabilities as a leader.Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume Two

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ214 RELEASED: 07/19/05 info

    Jessica Williams has the rare ability of drawing audiences into her musical circle by extracting vivid emotions from the music she plays. This is clearly evident on her new release Live at...Read More

  • Live The Life

    Ilona Knopfler #: MACK1021 RELEASED: 07/17/05 info

    The CD features twelve timeless songs from the pens of such legendary and diverse songwriters as Ivan Lins, Charles Aznavour, Thelonius Monk, Claude Nougaro, Abbey Lincoln, and Thomas A. Dorsey.Read More

  • Metro Blue

    Richard Elliot #: ARZ10010 RELEASED: 06/27/05 info

    State-of-the-art contemporary jazz from a true core artist of the genre. First single, 'People Make the World Go Round' is destined to join Richard's (over) 20 Radio & Records Jazz Chart #1's. Tenor saxophonist...Read More

  • Gemini

    Sean Jones #: MAC1023 RELEASED: 06/27/05 info

    Trumpeter Sean Jones certainly covers a great deal of musical ground on Gemini. The music ranges from the hard boppish "In Her Honor," a hint of 1960s lyrical Freddie Hubbard on "Rain...Read More

  • Feelin Good: Live In Studio

    Terry Gibbs #: MAC1022 RELEASED: 06/25/05 info

    It is not surprising that the music on “Feelin’ Good” is swinging, accessible and exciting, for the same is true of much of the music that Terry Gibbs has created during his...Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume Two

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ212 RELEASED: 06/07/05 info

    Mulgrew Miller thrives as one of the premiere jazz pianists of today. He returns with the second volume of Live at Yoshi’s, his third recording as a leader since joining MAXJAZZ...Read More

  • Solo Voyage

    Denny Zeitlin #: MXJ213 RELEASED: 06/07/05 info

    Renowned for his versatile compositions and intelligent interpretation of standards, pianist Denny Zeitlin’s recording, Solo Voyage, adds another chapter to his distinguished career. Zeitlin’s momentum continues to build following his 2004...Read More

  • Sonic Tonic

    Ron Blake #: MAC1020 RELEASED: 05/23/05 info

    Ron Blake is an excellent modern mainstream tenor saxophonist with a strong tone, a creative improvising style, and versatility. On this well-rounded CD, Blake digs into some of his best originals.Read More

  • Jonathan

    Jonathan Butler #: REN5108 RELEASED: 05/16/05 info

    Every now and then, an artist creates a special project so rich in content,so joyous in emotion, so fresh and inspired, that it becomes almost impossible to find a title...Read More

  • In The P.M.

    Peter Martin #: MXJ211 RELEASED: 04/26/05 info

    Martin returns to the studio with his long time collaborators Reuben Rogers, bass; and Greg Hutchinson, drums; a trio that currently backs Grammy-award-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves. In The P.M. also features...Read More

  • A Walk In The Park

    Dena DeRose #: MXJ502 RELEASED: 04/26/05 info

    Dena DeRose casts a spell on her listener. Like other pianist/vocalists she is most often compared to – Shirley Horn and Diana Krall – she bewitches with her masterful phrasing and her manipulation...Read More

  • Golden Slumbers: A Father's Love

    Various Artists #: REN5107 RELEASED: 04/25/05 info

    A unique collection of original material and new interpretations of classic love songs by fathers for their children performed by an amazing array of artists, from pop to folk to gospel...Read More

  • Sunset

    #: REN5106 RELEASED: 03/21/05 info

    "Sunset" could best be described as 'Solaja' an acronym for an electronic mix of SOul, LAtin, and JAzz.Read More

  • Metal

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7002 RELEASED: 02/21/05 info

    Brian Bromberg, a highly versatile bassist who can play straight-ahead jazz, fusion, smooth, and adventurous music with equal skill, is a masterful tapper too. The results are nine rock-oriented originals played...Read More

  • Adani & Wolf

    Adani & Wolf #: REN5105 RELEASED: 01/24/05 info

    Dutch producers Roberto Adani and Daniel Wolf have been working together since the late '90s and this is one of the most immediately appealing electronic albums of 2005.Read More

  • Serene Renegade

    René Marie #: MXJ120 RELEASED: 09/28/04 info

    René Marie sings about life and the art of living it fully. On Serene Renegade, her 4th CD for MAXJAZZ, she sings not only about her remarkable story but also those of...Read More

  • People Behave Like Ballads

    Rebecca Martin #: MXJ119 RELEASED: 08/31/04 info

    Rebecca Martin knows that music serves people in many ways. She knows that in the beginning, a bard – or “scop” in old Anglo-Saxon, which means “shaper” - went from village to village...Read More

  • After Hours

    Rahsaan Patterson #: ART7001 RELEASED: 08/25/04 info

    One of the finest US soul vocalists of recent years is undoubtedly Rahsaan Patterson, who returns to the recording scene with a real blockbuster of an album. AFTER HOURS is a self-penned...Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume One

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ210 RELEASED: 07/20/04 info

    Jessica Williams is entrancing when she performs. As with her previous release, All Alone, Williams chooses to showcase her playing more so than her considerable composing skills. She selected mostly standards for...Read More

  • 52nd And Broadway: Songs of the Be Bop Era

    Terry Gibbs #: MAC1018 RELEASED: 07/19/04 info

    The music on “52nd & Broadway” comes from the period that had an indelible imprint on countless musicians and other listeners—the bebop era. The originals written by Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious...Read More

  • Hang Time

    Wayman Tisdale #: REN5104 RELEASED: 07/12/04 info

    2004 album from the Jazz bassist and former professional basketball player. Bassist Wayman Tisdale continued his love affair with classic old-school songs on Hang Time, his first for Dave Koz's Rendezvous Entertainment.Read More

  • Like Fine Wine

    George Shearing #: MAC1015 RELEASED: 06/14/04 info

    George Shearing’s musical legacy reaches back some 70 years, however “Like Fine Wine” resonates with the same quiet intensity that has infused his career since its beginnings.Read More

  • Slickrock

    Denny Zeitlin #: MXJ209 RELEASED: 05/25/04 info

    Not long ago Marian McPartland – who in the decades of her career has listened to and performed with more pianists than anyone else on earth – had Zeitlin on her NPR show “Piano...Read More

  • Live At Yoshi's Volume One

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ208 RELEASED: 05/25/04 info

    Miller takes it to the next level now by recording his first live album. Recorded July 22-23, 2003, at Yoshi’s at Jack London Square – one of the world’s premiere jazz clubs...Read More

  • Eternal Journey

    Sean Jones #: MAC1016 RELEASED: 05/17/04 info

    At 25, Jones has a mature style, a warm tone, an ability to caress ballads, a fertile imagination and a forward-looking approach. With the release of "Eternal Journey," Sean Jones is more...Read More

  • Playground

    Russell Malone #: MXJ601 RELEASED: 04/06/04 info

    Russell Malone’s Playground features his working band of Martin Bejerano, piano; Tassili Bond, bass; E.J. Strickland, drums and guests Gary Bartz, saxophone; and Joe Locke, vibes. All arrangements are...Read More

  • Luna

    Claudia Acuña #: MXJ117 RELEASED: 03/16/04 info

    Claudia Acuña began by singing Chilean folk and pop music and later tried rock, fusion and opera before coming upon her first musical career model – Frank Sinatra – at age 15. After years...Read More

  • Rendezvous Lounge

    #: REN5102 RELEASED: 02/03/04 info

    Rendezvous Lounge collects stylish, laid-back electronica influenced by world music, particularly on Alkmx's "Time to Lounge." The collection continues in this hypnotic, vaguely eclectic vein with tracks like Plastyc Buddha's "A Traveler's...Read More

  • Choices

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7004 RELEASED: 01/12/04 info
  • You &The Night & The Music

    Alan Broadbent #: ART7007 RELEASED: 11/03/03 info
  • MaxJazz Holiday

    Various Artists #: MXJ301 RELEASED: 11/01/03 info

    The first holiday release, MAXJAZZ Holiday featured many of the label’s stellar roster. “The jazz label’s artists – including Carla Cook, René Marie, LaVerne Butler, Bruce Barth and Mary Stallings –...Read More

  • Merry Magic

    Eric Reed #: MXJ302 RELEASED: 11/01/03 info

    Produced by Eric Reed, Merry Magic features Reed not only on piano and organ, but also as a surprise vocalist on “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.” His quartet is comprised of...Read More

  • Mediterraneo

    Marc Antoine #: REN5101 RELEASED: 09/22/03 info

    Embark on a journey to the sights, sounds and sensations of the mysterious and romantic Mediterranean with flamenco-jazz guitarist Marc Antoine. Recorded in Madrid, Spain, Mediterraneo, Antoine’s debut release on Rendezvous...Read More

  • Playful Heart

    Oscar Castro-Neves #: MAC1011 RELEASED: 09/22/03 info

    Playful Heart, from virtuoso guitarist, composer, arranger and producer Oscar Castro-Neves, is a shining example of the perfect union that can come to exist between jazz and Brazilian music.Read More

  • Lest We Forget

    Ron Blake #: MAC1012 RELEASED: 09/22/03 info

    The veteran saxman loosely fashions his label debut as a tribute to three diverse and influential jazz legends, Stanley Turrentine, Grover Washington, Jr., and soul-jazz organist Charles Earland. Blake's more than up...Read More

  • Falling Up

    Geoffrey Keezer #: MXJ207 RELEASED: 09/01/03 info

    Due to his taking to the piano at age three, Geoffrey Keezer worked early with such legends of jazz as Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown and Art Blakey, becoming the last pianist – and...Read More

  • Close to My Heart

    Jeremy Pelt #: MXJ403 RELEASED: 09/01/03 info

    “The hot new trumpeter has musical personality that fits his instrument: intrepid, convincing, resolute. The modern hard bop that crackles…has the kind of vehemence and clarity that make people turn...Read More

  • New York, New Sound

    Gerald Wilson #: MAC1009 RELEASED: 08/25/03 info

    For "New York, New Sound", the only non-laid back resident of L.A. was in a New York state of mind, and came up with a session that sounds like it was...Read More

  • Love Locked Out

    Patti Wicks #: MXJ501 RELEASED: 08/01/03 info

    Patti Wicks is a singer and pianist in the tradition of Jeri Southern, Shirley Horn and Paolo Conte. Her throaty voice and subtle lyrical readings, blended with her contemplative piano work, movingly...Read More

  • Some Kind Of Wonderful

    Ilona Knopfler #: MAC1010 RELEASED: 07/21/03 info

    Parisian chanteuse Ilona Knopfler takes on some of the most popular tunes of the 60's and 70's on Some Kind of Wonderful, her debut for Mack Avenue Records.Read More

  • New Beginnings

    Terrell Stafford #: MXJ402 RELEASED: 06/01/03 info

    Terell Stafford has been a ubiquitous presence on the jazz scene. Since the mid-1990's, he’s been an integral part of jazz groups led by such stellar performers as Cedar Walton,...Read More

  • Soulful Song

    Steve Wilson #: MXJ401 RELEASED: 06/01/03 info

    Soulful Song features compositions from Stevie Wonder, Gil Scott Heron, Earth Wind & Fire and Steve Wilson’s friend, Patrice Rushen. Through this CD, Wilson melds where MAXJAZZ began – the voice – and...Read More

  • Live At Jazz Standard

    René Marie #: MXJ116 RELEASED: 04/01/03 info

    Listening to this third fantastic recording from René Marie, it’s clear she fully absorbed the music she listened to growing up: Maurice Ravel, Hank Williams, Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paul & Mary, the...Read More

  • All Alone

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ206 RELEASED: 03/01/03 info

    The prolific and highly creative pianist Jessica Williams is well-known for her stunning compositions and her mesmerizing solo concerts. All Alone showcases Williams’ startling multi-layered sound, giving her the ability to sound...Read More

  • Live At The Village Vanguard

    Bruce Barth #: MXJ205 RELEASED: 02/01/03 info

    “. . . a somewhat under- appreciated pianist of enormous ability, . . . Barth plays with an understated intensity, swathed in graceful technique and cradled in modernist harmonies. It bursts out in his own solos." -...Read More

  • Simply Natural

    Carla Cook #: MXJ115 RELEASED: 10/01/02 info

    In Cook’s singing you hear the vocal precision that comes from her years of study of voice , piano and string bass - disciplines she pursued rigorously ever since she made ...Read More

  • The Sequel

    Mulgrew Miller #: MXJ204 RELEASED: 09/01/02 info

    Miller is one of the most acclaimed – and recorded – jazz pianists of his generation. In a 1995 New York Times poll, he was selected as the “most in-demand” pianist in jazz and was...Read More

  • Jaco

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7010 RELEASED: 08/26/02 info

    This is a logical tribute album from one great bassist (Brian Bromberg) to another (Jaco Pastorius). The front of the CD purposely resembles Pastorius' debut recording and the program features six Pastorius...Read More

  • Jazz Yule Love

    #: MAC1007 RELEASED: 08/26/02 info

    Jazz Yule Love - Timeless Holiday Classics - Featuring George Shearing, Pete Jolly, Les McCann, Teddy Edwards, Terry Gibbs, Cedar Walton, Kenny Burrell, and more.Read More

  • The Fuse Is Lit

    Eugene Maslov #: MAC1006 RELEASED: 07/29/02 info

    A classically trained pianist in his native Russia, Maslov was introduced to jazz through the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson and others. He worked to develop his own style and, before...Read More

  • Wood

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7009 RELEASED: 04/01/02 info

    Wood is a very strong example of Brian Bromberg's extraordinary straight-ahead jazz skills, presented in three exciting formats. In addition to the six tracks he performs in a trio setting...Read More

  • This Side Up

    Jessica Williams #: MXJ203 RELEASED: 04/01/02 info
  • Something Unexpected

    Peter Martin #: MXJ202 RELEASED: 09/01/01 info

    “The elegance of his touch, the textural clarity of his improvisations and the careful design of his solos distinguish Martin from many pianists of the 35-and-under generation." - Los Angeles...Read More

  • Vertigo

    René Marie #: MXJ114 RELEASED: 09/01/01 info

    Ms. Marie devoured the songbooks of Sarah Vaughn and Ella Fitzgerald ultimately using their vocal stylings as a point of departure for finding her own voice. Rene Marie’s sophomore release,”Vertigo,...Read More

  • East And West

    Bruce Barth #: MXJ201 RELEASED: 07/01/01 info

    Bruce Barth CD's feature a superb collection of originals and standards performed by one of the most intuitive pianists and composers in the industry. In addition to touring with his own trio,...Read More

  • A Foolish Thing To Do

    Laverne Butler #: MXJ113 RELEASED: 07/01/01 info

    LaVerne Butler’s latest release, A Foolish Thing To Do, captures her confidence, fluid mastery of the jazz form and her genuine joy in the music. With esteemed sidemen Bruce Barth (piano),...Read More

  • Live At The Village Vanguard

    Mary Stallings #: MXJ112 RELEASED: 03/01/01 info

    “One can best describe Mary Stallings’ mid-range vocal style as comfortable, fanciful and seasoned. She’s a pro with a lengthy career that has included stints with the orchestras of Dizzy Gillespie,...Read More

  • Dem Bones

    Carla Cook #: MXJ111 RELEASED: 02/01/01 info
  • Love Happened To Me

    Phillip Manuel #: MXJ110 RELEASED: 07/01/00 info

    That Aaron Neville was among the first to recognize a young Phillip Manuel’s talent speaks volumes about his abilities. . . Manuel wields pinpoint control over his instrument, and is equally at home...Read More

  • How Can I Keep From Singing

    René Marie #: MXJ109 RELEASED: 06/01/00 info

    A self-taught vocalist Rene Marie has been compared to Ella Fitzgerald Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson - quite stunning considering her musical path. Marie started singing professionally at 15 with the Randolph...Read More

  • Round Midnight

    Alan Broadbent #: ART7005 RELEASED: 05/06/00 info

    Two-time Grammy winner Alan Broadbent continues to display his melodic touch on the beautifully recorded Round Midnight. Known for his legendary playing with Woody Herman, Irene Kral, Chet Baker, Charlie Haden and...Read More

  • The Face Of Love

    Eugene Maslov #: MAC1002 RELEASED: 11/23/99 info

    Face of Love finds Maslov incorporating guests Toots Thielemans on harmonica and Shirley Horn on vocals, and interpreting jazz and pop music from '60s icons, adding an occasional innocuous synth wash...Read More

  • When I Need To Smile

    Eugene Maslov #: MAC1001 RELEASED: 09/08/99 info

    Maslov is a gifted pianist that has a keen melodic sense and can express it in contemporary terms. Produced by Stix Hooper of the Crusaders and helped by bassist Eddie Gomez and...Read More

  • All In Good Time

    Asa Harris #: MXJ108 RELEASED: 09/01/99 info

    “Asa Harris’ All in Good Time may forfeit this strong, seasoned jazz vocalist some of her best-kept-secret status – although this standards-heavy, mostly trio-backed album is an enjoyable way to do it. . . With...Read More

  • You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

    Christine Hitt #: MXJ107 RELEASED: 08/01/99 info

    Christine Hitt is an extraordinary performer whose superb vocals are rivaled only by her matchless piano excursions. Her initial MAXJAZZ CD - You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - shares...Read More

  • It's All About Love

    Carla Cook #: MXJ106 RELEASED: 08/01/99 info
  • Fade To Blue

    Laverne Butler #: MXJ105 RELEASED: 06/01/99 info

    Blues In The City by LaVerne Butler was not only her MAXJAZZ debut, but maintains the distinction of launching the label’s highly acclaimed Vocal Series. The release hit #1 on the Gavin...Read More

  • Fade To Blue

    Mardra & Reggie Thomas #: MXJ104 RELEASED: 03/01/98 info

    “Fade To Blue opens another fertile chapter in a long line of jazz giants from east of the St. Louis Arch. Illinois natives Mardra & Reggie Thomas swing, serenade and ultimately seduce the...Read More

  • One, Two, Three

    Dave Venn #: MXJ103 RELEASED: 08/01/97 info

    Love Letters is a worthy entree to pianist Dave Venn's artfully designed pastiche, One Two Three. His debut compact disc as a leader celebrates all three voices early on. First, the ringing...Read More

  • I'll Remember April

    The Kennedy Brothers #: MXJ102 RELEASED: 08/01/97 info

    The Kennedy Brothers and drummer Todd Strait have fashioned a perfect blend of standards for their first trio compact disc, I'll Remember April. They display great command of their instruments and sheer...Read More

  • Two Roads

    Brilliant Corners #: MXJ101 RELEASED: 07/01/97 info

    Brilliant Corners features layer upon layer of resplendent colors and cutting edge creativity. Their compact disc, Two Roads, is a refreshing amalgam of humor, melodic excursions, brash new inventions and simmering ballad...Read More

  • Brian Bromberg

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7006 RELEASED: 12/31/92 info

    Brian Bromberg employs a who's who of smooth jazz and fusion talent for a varied outing that runs the gamut. Kenny Rankin appears on the vocal version of the hit "Her Eyes,...Read More

  • It's About Time

    Brian Bromberg #: ART7003 RELEASED: 04/30/91 info

    After a few electric projects, bassist Brian Bromberg decided to record a purely acoustic project. With such sidemen as pianists Mike Garson and Mitch Forman, brother Dave Bromberg on drums, trumpeter Freddie...Read More